What can we learn from the European Renaissance about building an economic, business, and cultural environment where innovation can flourish? Can we apply the same principles today to infuse creativity into our companies – and into our nations? Continue reading

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As organizations mature in their PLM implementations, they need better ways to integrate data between PLM and other systems. Integrations eliminate the need for duplicate data entry, reduce errors in data reconciliation, and enable faster data propagation between systems. These benefits help organizations make product decisions faster, using the latest valid data in their designs. Continue reading

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Let’s look at the impact of digitalization and cloud computing (the connecting of people and machines) and the considerable upheaval caused in the marketing mix. Continue reading

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Michael Docherty

I had the opportunity to interview Michael Docherty recently to get his views about disruptive innovation. Michael Docherty is CEO of Venture2 and the author of the new book Collective Disruption: How Companies and Startups Can Co-create Transformative New Businesses. Mike brings unique perspective to his work, having been a successful senior corporate executive, entrepreneur, and venture capitalist. Continue reading

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As an organization, you need a clear purpose to connect with your employees and customers on an emotional level, in an engaging, meaningful and compelling way. Continue reading

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To Improve Innovation, Improve Clarity.

If I was CEO of a company that wanted to do innovation, the one thing I’d strive for is clarity. For clarity on the innovative new product, here’s what the CEO needs. Continue reading

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The Deeper Side of Big Data

In this post, Lynda Koster highlights innovative leaders that are delivering value to companies through the use of Big Data, and speaks to the talent shortage and pressing need to functionally address the Big Data expertise gap. Continue reading

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